I Want to Make Some Lasting Friendships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,823 People

    "you don't look for me, I always Look For you"

    Its what people constantly tell me. I never reach out to people, i never or rarely call people or ask to hang out. It's a problem that i'm dealing with. very very very slowly. i mean..SLOW. because i constantly go back 20 steps after taking one forward. Whoever I've hurt in the...
    stejada04 stejada04
    18-21, F
    Aug 16, 2012

    Me too:-), it would be nice to meet people

    around the globe. Share interests, hobbies, culture...
    estrella77 estrella77
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2015

    Didn't Last Forever

    I always wished for a long lasting friendship. I had one but it only lasted for eight years until she died. It was one of the hardest time for me. No one can replace her but I do hope I find another friend as her.
    mysticallyinvisible mysticallyinvisible
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 17, 2011

    I Don't Know What To Call Type Of Friend

    So my best friend (or who I thought was) keeps promising me promises that she never seems to keep. She and I made a pact on the last day of school that we would stop being friends with one girl who cause all the drama in our friendships. I told the girl I didn't like being head...
    Carefreelove998 Carefreelove998
    Jul 1, 2012
    Camilux Camilux
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 17, 2014


    Brown hair,dark chocolate eyes,4"7, big boobs and little perky butt:) I love animals especially guinea pigs...I have 3. Well anything else just ask.....
    Mandypandaa Mandypandaa
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jan 9, 2013

    If your looking for a 22 year old girl

    who dedicates her life to food, video games, and sadly ma job then ya found the right person! Also I like stuffed animals so you know I'm one bad *** ************ :D
    ImActuallyEinstien ImActuallyEinstien
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 11, 2015

    I don't care what you believe,

    what race you are, what your sexual orientation is, all I care about is your personality. Nice, funny, kind, caring, compassionate, sarcastic, humorous, and supportive are all I look for in someone:)
    sighselly sighselly
    13-15, F
    Oct 21, 2014


    Have you ever watched those corny chick flicks where theres this great amazing friend that you've known forever would never do anything behind your back and is closer to you than a sister ... well i do and it makes me jealous! I'm quiet young but have had the messiest start to...
    evileye evileye
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2008

    When I was a child I lived almost entirely in

    my own head, I was good at school but hopeless socially. It wasn't until I was 18 that I had my first friend. In my twenties I drove taxis casually and that helped me learn to chat with people. At first I would say lots of dumb things but the great thing about driving cabs in a...
    davlee3 davlee3
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 31, 2015
    infinitygirl98 infinitygirl98
    18-21, F
    Aug 17, 2014

    Hello :) if anyone feels like they need someone

    to talk to, give me a shout 💜
    kaloola kaloola
    18-21, F
    Feb 13, 2015

    i would like to hear from women

    who are current or past wearers of SLICK ballet shoes, slippers about their experiences about them sliding unexpectedly and such, and whether you currently still wear them, or have kept them from your school years.
    floorslider floorslider
    56-60, M
    Feb 23

    Will I Ever Achieve That???

    So, I want friends who would never leave me under any circumstances unless they are dead. Is it too much to ask for? I don't think so.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 17, 2013

    Does anyone else think its hard to maintain an

    online friendship? Cause with me it's like trying to race a snail through a field of peanut butter. It just doesn't work.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen
    18-21, M
    Aug 17, 2014

    i love watching documentaries with my

    favorite ep's,you 2 make great company
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2015

    HI ANYONE! I'd like to have a friend

    who I can tell everything to, and you could tell anything to me. I don't want this to be a quick thing. I am truly looking for genuine people. Preferably female, so I know how to talk to them, but anyone is okay! :)
    LemStark LemStark
    16-17, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2014

    I miss my (best) friend =::::( I cannot move on.

    I know it's stupid to be wailing about a friend since a very long time. But I can't help it. I miss him. It hurts so much. I miss having emotional support. Please please please come back.
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2015

    Anyone interested? Just someone to talk to have

    some fun conversation and talk about life if you are interested then give me a friend request :)
    deleted deleted
    Jan 21, 2015

    I've Done It A Few Times...

    My oldest so far is a friendship of about 15 years, with another woman I met when I was in high school; I have two more friends I've known for almost 10 years, but the rest are all people I've met much more recently.  I lost two of my oldest friends earlier this year and it...
    sotrue sotrue
    Dec 28, 2009

    A Real Friend

    Ive always been kind of a "loner", I mean I had friends and hung out with them but I never really felt there was someone I could trust. I had one I considered my bestest friend, a sister, someone I told EVERYTHING even my deepest most embarrasing secrets. After a year and a half...
    TheShadow90 TheShadow90
    18-21, F
    May 23, 2012
    justme1996 justme1996
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 21, 2014

    Came to ep hoping to find genuine friendship.

    I'm not here to flirt or date I'm happily married. The hole in my life is people who want to take the time to get to know the real me, that I could share the deep thoughts and the trivial stuff too on occasion. My troubles here have been finding friends that understand I may not...
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2015

    most all my life, I've had great friend's.

    the kind of friend we could always know what each other was thinking, always knew when they came over or I went to their home there pajamas waiting on ya. I'd love to have that again somehow. the friend's I had had, some have passed away
    Lovl Lovl
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2015

    Don't we all want this Just a friend

    that we can talk to when we are sad or happy Some to talk to about are problems
    deleted deleted
    Oct 19, 2014


    I've never had a friendship that lasted any longer than 2-4 years. We'd meet and be 'besties forever' until we went to seperate schools and completely stopped talking. I've always lost people like that. It used to be a sad goodbye, but now I expect it. It's happened before and I...
    TrafalgarLaw TrafalgarLaw
    16-17, F
    Oct 17, 2012

    I had close friends in high school

    but both of them have kids and I'm alone now and trying to meet new people but....
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 16

    Looking For My Next Friend

    Looking for a few good friends. Me Im a 38 year old divorced bisexual male who is kind hearted but lonely. I want to ind people who are carefree, non judgmental and open minded. I reside in a long term care facility for sexual addiction issues. If you want to write let me know.
    friendshipunited friendshipunited
    36-40, M
    Jul 13, 2012

    Finding Friends

    Have you ever thought to your self. I wonder if that person likes cartoons. Would your friends enjoy your hiking or camping. Does that person like participating in recreational sport. When you dont drink or go out alot where you are going to meet like minded...
    Jillykirby Jillykirby
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2009

    I would love to have a lady friend

    that especially likes to flirt as I do very much.... I'm very much a gentleman
    luvin2flirt luvin2flirt
    56-60, M
    Jul 26, 2015

    Lasting Friendships

    The only real lasting friendship I have is with my boyfriend.  I can tell anything to him , be myself in front of him , and always know he is there for me.  My "friends"  all left me either when I had my kids or once I got into the Juggalette lifestyle. 
    Juggalettemommy Juggalettemommy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    guiltyofinnocence guiltyofinnocence
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    I left my job a month or two ago because I couldn't stand it anymore, I was so stressed and lost I didn't understand any more what I was doing, all people complaining about their...
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    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
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    Watching all these ghost videos and murders and urban legends and videos where people say in the future people will find out and I'm just over here rethinking my whole existence...
    Botdf1shutup Botdf1shutup
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    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
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    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
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    great..tumko hug karne ka baat pe bhi chhid hua..I don't know if there is anything about me that u accept..i don't know if there is any way by which u will ever be better...kaise...
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